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The Resource Wargames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham, (videorecording)

Wargames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham, (videorecording)

Label
Wargames
Title
Wargames
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham
Title variation
War games
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Young computer genius David Lightman breaks into the Defense Department's war computer, but what he thinks is a game just may start World War III
Member of
Cataloging source
DV1
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William A. Fraker ; editor, Tom Rolf ; music, Arthur B. Rubinstein
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
In English, Spanish or French with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W37 2008
PerformerNote
Matthew Broderick, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Ally Sheedy, Barry Corbin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1934-
  • 1939-
  • 1962-
  • 1932-
  • 1930-2011
  • 1940-
  • 1923-2010
  • 1887-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Goldberg, Leonard
  • Schneider, Harold
  • Lasker, Lawrence
  • Parkes, Walter F
  • Badham, John
  • Broderick, Matthew
  • Coleman, Dabney
  • Wood, John
  • Sheedy, Ally
  • Corbin, Barry
  • Fraker, William A.
  • Rolf, Tom
  • Rubinstein, Artur
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Film Co
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Sherwood Productions
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
113
Series statement
MGM DVD
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hackers
  • Computer games
  • War games
  • Video games and teenagers
  • Internet and teenagers
  • Teen films
  • Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Wargames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Special features: audio commentary by the director & writers; Loading Wargames documentary; Attack of the hackers featurette; Inside NORAD: Cold War Fortress featurette; Tic Tac Toe: a true story featurette; interactive superpower weapons briefing gallery; sneak peek at WarGames - The Dead Code; original theatrical trailer; downloadable screensaver
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn238541660
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary ed.; widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616098764
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1120872
  • (Sirsi) o238541660
  • (OCoLC)238541660
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; Dolby surround; widescreen version
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wargames, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; United Artists presents a Leonard Goldberg production ; produced in association with Sherwood Productions ; produced by Harold Schneider ; written by Lawrence Lasker & Walter F. Parkes ; directed by John Badham, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Special features: audio commentary by the director & writers; Loading Wargames documentary; Attack of the hackers featurette; Inside NORAD: Cold War Fortress featurette; Tic Tac Toe: a true story featurette; interactive superpower weapons briefing gallery; sneak peek at WarGames - The Dead Code; original theatrical trailer; downloadable screensaver
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn238541660
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary ed.; widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 113 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616098764
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1120872
  • (Sirsi) o238541660
  • (OCoLC)238541660
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; Dolby surround; widescreen version
Video recording format
DVD

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